Digital imaging has given us all so much more creative freedom, and while it’s true that not every picture you take is worth making into a print, your favourite images deserve the print treatment. But printing photos isn’t as easy as just connecting cables and pressing a button. There are all sorts of things you need to consider. Below we’ve compiled what we believe are 19 essential questions most photographers forget to ask about how to print photos.
Find out how to use Adobe’s handy Photoshop Gamut Warning command to spot and correct unprintable colors
About 14 years ago, Andrew Ray owned a pet shop and had just taken up photography as a part-time hobby. However, in 2008 he became a full-time photographer, supplying his images as fine-art prints, cards and calendars to galleries and shops across the county, and selling direct at local events and through his website.
So how exactly does a pet-shop owner become a successful fine-art photographer in the space of ten years? He shares his top ten tips for selling photo prints, and afterwards we’ll show you step-by-step how to prepare your own photos for print.
Get into good habits while editing your images and you’ll end up with prints you can be really proud of. Here’s what you need to know about photo editing, storage, and printing
How to prepare your images ready for print using Photoshop Elements Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll discover how to get better prints using… Continue reading
Quick photography tips: fine art landscape photographer Ed Collacott reveals the ins and outs of selling prints to the public to Ben Brain Selling your photos can be hugely satisfying. However, being able to shoot what you want to shoot and still make cash is, for most people, just a dream. Many photographers end up… Continue reading
Learn the basics of photo-editing with our introduction to Adobe’s image editing software. Digital Camera’s new 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. The first instalment, covers getting started with Photoshop… Continue reading
Less than pleased with your black and white photo prints? Follow this guide to master mono printing with a greyscale wedge – and see your black & white pictures improve!
Resize your images with the correct aspect ratio to get perfect prints every time Sometimes you need to make a print with a different aspect ratio to your original file. If you’ve ever ordered an 8×10 inch print from an online printing service without resizing your file first, you’ll know how disappointing it can be… Continue reading
Buying a printer for your photographs is a decision not to be taken lightly as you’ll want to get the most from your images when you print them out.